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LightHouse 3 Software for eS Series & gS Series MFDs

Software download and update information for Raymarine eS Series and gS Series products:

  • Applicable for: eS & gS Multifunction Displays Upgrading to LightHouse 3
  • Software Version: v3.8.105
  • Release Date: Feb 2019


File size: ~410MB


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Compare LightHouse 2 and 3 Features

The tables below shows the differences between LightHouse™ 2 R19 and LightHouse™ 3 running on an eS or gS Series MFD.

If in any doubt, contact Raymarine Technical Support for advice.

Feature LightHouse 2 LightHouse 3
3D Chart Mode Yes No
Number of Boat Icons 2 – changes automatically with boat type selection. 12 — independent selection.
Boat Icon Context Menu No Yes
Chart Measurement Ruler Yes No
Chart Synchronization — Split Screen Pages Yes No
Enhanced AIS Symbols No Yes
Find Nearest (info) Yes Yes
Fuel Manager Yes Yes
GRIB Weather Viewer Yes Yes
Nearby Objects (selection) No Yes
Race Sailing Features Yes No
SAR (Search And Rescue) Patterns Yes No
Target Interception Yes No
Tide and Current Graphs Yes Yes
Waypoint Capacity 3,000 10,000
Waypoint Search Area Box Yes No
Feature LightHouse 2 LightHouse 3
Alarm History Yes Yes
Databars Top Databar Sidebar
Available Data Items 117 134
Dashboard — More Available Page Layouts 10 7
Dashboard — Each App Instance Unique No Yes
Digital Switching Alarm Settings Yes No
Light Color Theme Yes No
Shared Brightness Yes Yes
Feature LightHouse 2 LightHouse 3
Channel Specific Homescreen Sonar Icons No Yes
Number of DownVision and SideVision Color Palettes 4 10
Fish Alarm Yes No
Historical Sensitivity No Yes
Range / Zoom Controls Standard Improved
*RealVision™ 3D No Yes
SideVision — Auto Range No Yes
Scrollback (Sonar History) No Yes
Disable All Sonar from Shortcuts Page No Yes
VRM (Variable Range Marker) Yes No
Note: *Available when networked to a RV variant Axiom™ or Axiom™ Pro MFD.
Feature LightHouse 2 LightHouse 3
Bearing Ring Standard Enhanced
Place Waypoints in Radar App Yes No
Radar Overlay Color Options No Yes
True / Relative Vector Button No Yes
Feature LightHouse 2 LightHouse 3
Align Thermal Camera to Mobile Device Yes No
ClearCruise IR Analytics No Yes
Single App for Both Thermal and Daylight Cameras No Yes
Unique Camera App Instances No Yes
Camera Cycling Yes No (future release)
Feature LightHouse 2 LightHouse 3
Bluetooth Audio Control Yes Yes
Bluetooth — RCU-3 Connection Yes No
Document (PDF) Viewer Yes Yes
SiriusXM Audio Yes Yes
Video Player (Demo Movie) Yes Yes
Feature LightHouse 2 LightHouse 3
Alarm Clock / Timer Yes No
App Modes No Yes
Custom Splash Screens Yes Yes
Number of Data Overlays 2 4
Data Overlays Movable No Yes
Homescreen — Lat/Lon Display No Yes
Homescreen — Move Pages Yes No
Homescreen — Wi-Fi and Time Info No Yes
Homescreen Customization — Drag and Drop App Pages Yes Yes
Menus — Close When Tapping Away From Menu No Yes
NMEA Logging Yes No
LiveView (in Menu App Display) No Yes
Sidebar No Yes
Simulated — Demo Profiles No Yes
Simulator — Move Boat Here No Yes
Splitscreen App Page — Pane Size Adjustment No Yes
Transducer Calibration Yes No
User Profiles No Yes
Feature LightHouse 2 LightHouse 3
Honda ECO Mode Yes Yes
Trim Tab Calibration Yes No

Software History

Bundle   Release Date Features
v3.8.105 Feb 2019

Bug fixes:

  • Now correctly displays Spot Sounds when using LightHouse NOAA US vector charts
  • Resolves an issue where Rockford Fosgate control via the MFD was intermittently lost.

Changes to .zip file contents since this release:

  • The MFD Download is continuously having the latest ISO files added, so that you get the latest system product upgrades
v3.8.97 Jan 2019

New Features:

  • CZone Digital Switching, Control and Monitoring
  • JL Audio Media Master Remote Control
  • Search and Rescue Patterns
  • Collision Avoidance Predicted Area of Danger Overlay
  • Dynamic Target Intercept Calculations
  • Electronic Chart Synchronization
  • LightHouse NC2 Electronic Chart Base Map
  • LightHouse Charts Selectable Depth Coloring
  • LORAN-C TD Support
  • Rudder Bar visable in Chart App "Sidebar" - even with Pilot control disabled
  • HONK alarm output & Anchor alarm on SeaTalkng

Bug fixes:

  • Waypoint import improvements
  • RayControl connection improvements with certain Android Versions
  • Various AR overlay improvements
  • New Navionics Library - To stabilize intermittent performance issues
  • Data Backup now working in Finnish language
  • Route/ Track/ Vector width change working as expected
  • Fuel Manager - "Fuel Used" at Trip Month now working as expected
  • GPS Priority - MFD now uses internal GPS as lowest priority
v3.7.70 Oct 2018

New Features:

  • AR200 Augmented Reality support*
  • ClearCruise Target Range implemented when using M132 or M232 Cameras*
  • Seakeeper Integration Application*
  • Mazu-Marine mSeries Sentry System*
  • Backup and Restore feature implemented
    • Note:
      • Saving of Digital Switching pages are local to each display
      • Custom Splash Screens are not Backed up

Bug fixes:

  • Czone/VesselView could cause an MFD Crash - now resolved
  • Retention of Chart Range throughout exiting the chart app - now resolved
  • Navionics changes:
    • Navigation Aids layer now defaulted to ON for the fishing chart
    • Additional Wrecks menu item (no longer used) removed
    • Resolved the inverted slider for aerial photo opacity/transparency
    • Fishing range highlights now defaulted to OFF for the fishing chart
  • Waypoint names retained when a route is imported from GPX file
  • Date used for Tide information could be incorrect - now resolved
  • Quantum fix:
    • Found an issue where the W3 board could have a missing S.N. preventing it from being s/w upgraded. V3.7 re-programs the S.N. if it is missing.
    • Resolves an issue where multiple presses of the Off Key from the Radar app, causes a crash

* AXIOM/AXIOM-Pro/AXIOM-XL only feature

v3.6.45 Sept 2018

New Features:

  • Initial Release for AXIOM XL 22" hardware

Bug Fixes:

  • MOB can trigger loss of HDMI output - resolved
  • Touch Screen response improved with salt water spray
  • FishFinder Simulator has been improved to show SONAR data on non-SONAR MFDs
  • BlueTooth Sound Sync has been modified with HDMI output*

* AXIOM/AXIOM-Pro/AXIOM-XL only feature

v3.6.32 July 2018

New Features:

  • Unmanned Aerial vehicle (UAV) integration support*
    • DJI Mavic Professional
    •  DJI Mavic Professional Platinum Edition

Initial Release for AXIOM XL 24" hardware

Bug Fixes:

  • Intermittent green screen SONAR
  • Digital Switching Alert - alarm crash
  • Digital Switching Alert - Momentary Button Down - Trigentic Firmware update v1.0.164

Note: RVX1000 requires new software (v3.6.32) to maintain MFD compatibility

*AXIOM Products only
v3.5.40 19 June 2018

New Features:

  • LightHouse Apps*
    • Lumishore Lights App
  • Audio App
    • Fusion Apollo support (770 and SRX400)
    • SR150 Audio for SiriusXM
  • Bluetooth Alarm support*
  • Demo movie
    • Plays from MicroSD card when in Simulator mode, after 60 seconds of inactivity
  • PDF Viewer
    • PDF Documents read from MicroSD card
  • Sonar RVX1000 enhancements
    • Supports RVX1000 error messages
    • Adds RVX1000 Sonar channels to the auto depth prioritisation model
  • NMEA2000
    • Cummins C Command ED-4 electronics support for Remote Digital Alarm acknowledgement
    • PGN 127506 support (DC Detailed Status)
  • RayNet
    • Navionics Charts networking enhancements between displays
Initial Release for AXIOM XL 19" hardware

Bug Fixes:

  • Ground Log/Trip Reset option not resetting values
  • Importing of .GPX files improved
  • GPS filter not working correctly
  • Not able to turn off/hide the Safety Distance ring
  • Network Diagnostics information missing products
  • Digital Switching alerts improved
  *AXIOM/AXIOM-PRO/AXIOM XL only features
v3.4.102 1 June 2018
  • Initial Release for AXIOM XL 16" hardware
  • Recommended version for Magnum Radar compatibility (We advise an AXIOM MFD is in the system, set to Master)
  • Recommended version for RVX1000 SONAR compatibility (We advise an AXIOM MFD is in the system, set to Master)
v3.4.66 29 March 2018 New Features:
  •  LightHouse Apps*
    • Netflix
    • Spotify
    • GRIBview Weather App
  • Chart additional features
    • Find Nearest
    • Tides Mode - tide and current graphs
  • Bluetooth Audio Out*
    • Stream LightHouse Entertainment App's
  • Fuel Manager
    • Fuel range and economy settings
    • Honda ECO mode



  • Alarm Enhancements
    • Active alarm "Homebutton" alert
    • Alarm history
    • Digital Switching alarm selection
  • Radar Enhancements
    • Support for Quantum 2 Doppler (We advise an AXIOM MFD is in the system, set to Master)
    • Support for Digital Radar Software Upgrades
  • Custom Startup Splash Screen*
  • Shared Brightness Group Control

Bug Fixes:

  • Fusion Power Off Issue
  • Intermittent Navionics Chart Networking Issue
  • Tide Time Offset Issue
  • CP370 Selection Issue
  • Import GPX files
*AXIOM/AXIOM-PRO only feature
  For more information please visit LightHouse 3.4 Overview page
v3.3.170 Jan 2018
  • New LightHouse 3 on eS and gS Series multifunction displays. eS and gS display upgraded to LightHouse 3.3 can now network with Axiom or Axiom Pro displays